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The Blitzkrieg myth : how Hitler and the Allies misread the strategic realities of World War II

Author: John Mosier
Publisher: New York : HarperCollins, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A reassessment of the military strategies of World War II presents arguments that such events as the Polish campaign of 1939 and the fall of France in 1940 were not blitzkrieg victories.
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Genre/Form: History
Nonfiction
Named Person: Adolf Hitler
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Mosier
ISBN: 0060009764 9780060009762
OCLC Number: 53707830
Description: xii, 338 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: New theories of warfare --
War as pseudoscience : 1920-1939 --
The Maginot Line and Hitler's response --
The tank production myths --
Lessons mislearned : Poland and the winter wars --
The Germans and the Allies prepare for war --
The German assault and the fall of France : May-June 1940 --
The uses and misuses of armor : North Africa, Italy, the Eastern front --
The failure of strategic airpower : 1940-1944 --
Normandy and the breakout at Saint-Lô : summer 1944 --
The breakthrough failures : Arnhem, Metz, Bastogne --
The persistence of failed ideas.
Responsibility: John Mosier.
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A reassessment of the military strategies of World War II presents arguments that such events as the Polish campaign of 1939 and the fall of France in 1940 were not blitzkrieg victories.

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